Elizabeth Katherine Dennen “Dennie” Simpson, age 66 of Nashville, TN passed away on June 9, 2018. She was born May 17, 1952 in Newark, OH to Frank W. and Jean Dennen.
Elizabeth spent many years in the music industry in Nashville before finding her calling as a Registered Nurse. She had an infectious laugh and enjoyed exploring new foods, caring for animals, and spending time with her family. Knowing that family encompasses more than simply blood relatives, she created and found a family in every community she encountered. Her creativity, fierceness, generosity, humor, brilliance, and resilience shine in everything she ever touched.
Dennie was preceded in death by parents, brothers, Frank E. Dennen, Ralph Dennen, and Charles Dennen.
She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Simpson; daughters, Sarah Jean (Brandon) Spence and Margaret (Kyle) Schlichter; grandson, Jacob Knolton; granddaughter, Allie Spence; sister, Margaret Jones; nephew, Daniel Jones; nephew, Christopher Jones; sister, Dorothy (Stephen) Mockensturm; niece, Lily Mockensturm; niece, Chloe Mockensurm; niece, Therese (Miguel) Ochoa; niece, Barbara Dennen (Kirk); niece, Crystal (Robert) Stevens; niece, Jennifer (Jeremiah) McGee; nephew, Jeremy Dennen; nephew, Jesse (Tiffany) Lindley; nephew, Michael (Kimberly) Robison; nephew, Matthew Robison; niece, Kate Mower; niece, Kristen Mower; and many grandnieces and grandnephews.
A memorial lunch will be held in Clarksville, TN on June 23rd, 2018.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle TN, the Nashville Humane Association, or to the UCSF Foundation’s Kidney Project. Click the name of the charitable organization to be directed to their website.Print Obituary & Condolences